Planning your visit
Address: Mill Lane, Bathampton, Bath, BA2 6TR View on Google map
Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing
Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café
Bathampton is a pretty village on the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal. What better starting place for a great family day out exploring a canal!
Near by is Bath City Centre with it's Sydney Gardens, Pump House Chimney, Cleveland House, Darlington Wharf, Sydney Wharf, Baird's Maltings, Thrimble Mill to name but a few...
Or go the other direction and cycle up the towpath to Claverton Pumping Station, built by John Rennie to supply water to the canal.
Take to the towpath:
Places to eat:
- The Raft Café Boat
- George Inn
The Kennet & Avon Canal is so pretty, it's almost one giant picnic area! So bring your rug and enjoy the tranquil sounds of canalside life.
The canal is a green ribbon running through the town, get out and see some great wildlife and experience nature close at hand. As well as the resident ducks look out for herons, cormorants and water voles.
By car - there's a car park for customers of the pub
By bus - bus route 265 goes from Bath City Centre to Bathampton village